Posts tagged Tibet
“I cannot bear the atrocities of the Chinese government any longer.”
Tseten: father of two, Chakdor Kyab (4 years old), and Paltsel Kyab (3 years old). Namnang (wife) as well as some other relatives have disappeared and are believed to be in custody.
Tseten is the 124th Tibetan to set himself on fire.
MT @ thepeoplesrecord On Tuesday February 20th, 2013: Two Tibetan teenagers killed themselves by self-immolation on Tuesday to protest Chinese rule in Tibet. The two were among the youngest Tibetans to kill themselves in protest, and the act was a rare instance in which Tibetans committed self-immolation together.
Some 107 Tibetans have set themsleves alight in protest of Chinese rule in Tibet and calling for the return of Tibet’s spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.